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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brett Cecil. (Veronica Henri/Toronto Sun)

Jays losing reliever Cecil

When it comes to the always welcome left-handed help out of the bullpen, the Blue Jays got some grief on Saturday rather than relief.

The Carman Beavers won their contest against the Winkler Royals 6-1 last week, before losing to the Morden Redskins on Saturday. (EMILY DISTEFANO/VALLEY LEADER)

Beavers win one, lose one

The defending SEMHL champions are off to a pretty good start after three games played, according to Carman Beavers GM Dean Owen.

Altona skip Hayley Bergman. The Quality Inn Winkler Junior Curling Classic, an official Manitoba Junior Curling Tour Event took place Oct. 28-30 at the Winkler Curling Club. (GREG VANDERMEULEN/Winkler Times)

Winkler hosts junior curlers

A pair of Winnipeg based teams laid claim to victory at the Quality Inn Winkler Junior Curling Classic which ran Oct. 28-30. The official Manitoba Junior Curling tour event saw 24 teams compete for cash prizes and valuable tour points.

John Gibbons will return to manage the Blue Jays next season. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

Jays: Gibbons will be back

In the end, the Toronto Blue Jays’ World Series hopes were lost when the bats went quiet against Cleveland Indians pitching.

Wayne Gretzky sits down with Mike Zeisberger in Toronto on Monday October 17, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Postmedia Network)

Gretzky: Hockey expenses 'a crisis'

In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s centennial season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the third of a four-part series entitled “THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE GAME,” Gretzky admits that the soaring costs of playing hockey is not a new dilemma for the sport — but nevertheles

Thunder double down on provincial bronze

They were eliminated from the Zone 4 semi-finals, had to fight their way through the interzone, but both male and female Thunder ended their season with provincial bronze.The 2016 MHSAA rural soccer championships saw the Thunder on the field in Winkler Oct. 14-15 against the best in the province.GirlsThere was going to be one less Pembina Valley te

Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians looks on in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during game three of the American League Championship Series at Rogers Centre on October 17, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bloody Bauer trolls Jays fans after early exit

A bloody finger may have forced Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer to exit in the first inning of the ALCS Game 3, but he was able to use the rest of his fingers just fine to relentlessly troll Blue Jays fans.